One Of The Powers Of Art Is Its Ability To Convey The Human Aspects Of Political Events In This Fascinating Survey On Art, Artists, And Anarchism, Allan Antliff Interrogates Critical Moments When Anarchist Artists Have Confronted Pivotal Events Over The Past Years The Survey Begins With Gustave Courbet S Activism During The Paris Commune Which Established The French Republic And Ends With Anarchist Art During The Fall Of The Soviet Empire Other Subjects Include The French Neoimpressionists, The Dada Movement In New York, Anarchist Art During The Russian Revolution, Political Art Of The S, And Gay Art And Politics Post World War II Throughout, Antliff Vividly Explores Art S Potential As A Vehicle For Social Change And How It Can Also Shape The Course Of Political Events, Both Historic And Present Day It Is A Book For The Politically Engaged And Art Aficionados AlikeAllan Antliff Is The Author Of Anarchist Modernism okay, SERIOUSLY amazing book starts in mid 1800s, covers impressionists, shows just how many artists were tied to anarchist movements like Seurat and Pissarro , and has some seriously rad anti communist critique ROCK, really cool, mindblowing artists through the book, and the analysis draws in a lot of philosophy without the least trace of pretension another fast read Mostly skimmed it to check out the art, which there really wasn t much of.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the
- 224 pages
- Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall
- Allan Antliff
- 17 June 2019 Allan Antliff